Born in Argentina and immigrated to Israel in 1966.
Professional studies include Sociology, Epidemiology and Public Administration.
served as a sociologist in the Israeli Air Force flight school and since 1975 works as an investigator of the health system.
He has been working as a senior researcher at the Gertner Institute since its foundation.
Currently, he headed the area of Psychosocial Aspects of Health at the Gertner Institute.